Chainsaw Safety Online Training

Workers involved in logging operations such as felling, trimming, bucking and pruning trees using a chainsaw, require proper training and awareness of safety precautions. This online chainsaw safety training course has been developed and updated in accordance with Standard CSA Z62.1-15 (R2020).

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Private Individuals (1 - 5) $47.95
Small Company (6 - 20) $44.95
Medium Company (21 - 50) $38.95
Large Company (51+) $32.95
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Accepted Across Entire Canada
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Yukon
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan
  • Northwest Territories
  • Newfoundland
What you will get:
  • 1 h 15 mins on-demand course videos
  • 2 modules (OHS Standards Compliant)
  • 2 tests (OHS Standards Compliant)
  • Certificate of Completion (PDF)
  • Unlimited Exam Attempts
  • Instant Access
  • Access on mobile, tablet, or desktop
  • Dedicated Support
  • Following the latest standards

What Will You Learn?

Introduction to Chainsaw Safety 35:00

Throughout this module you will learn about the Parts of a Chainsaw, How to Select the Best Chainsaw Based on Your Usage, Chainsaw Safety Features as well as Common Hazards in Chainsaw Operations.

PPE Requirements, Safe Handling and Operating Procedure 40:00

Throughout this module you will learn about PPE Requirements, Safe Handing Tips and Safe Operation for Different Logging Procedures.

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eSafetyFirst is the convenient, hassle-free online training solution for anyone who needs fast Chainsaw Safety training or re-training. This course isn’t your average, bland workplace safety course that workers quickly forget. Each module is engaging, memorable, and fun! Employers benefit from our bulk pricing and fast, simple training and employees can get their practice out of the way fast and have fun doing it!

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Track your workers training progress, download a copy of their certificate and renew their safety training program directly from your account.

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Our Support team is available via email or phone. Tickets are solved in a maximum of 2 hours during working hours.

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  • Take the course anywhere, anytime.
  • Pause and Resume whenever you need to.
  • Access from any device and browser.
  • Unlimited Exam Attempts.

Recommended for small and medium companies.

4:34 min Video Explanation of How Individual Training Works

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Minimum Group Size: 6 Workers

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  • Train a large workforce at once.
  • Stop chasing each worker to complete the training.
  • Know which questions your workers fail.
  • One exam re-attempt per module.

Recommended for large companies with a video projector and training room.

5:07 min Video Explanation of How Group Training Works

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What Is Chainsaw Safety?

Albeit indispensable, the chainsaw presents several inherent dangers that workers must be familiar with prior to operating the tool. For example, a series of forces – including kickback, pull-in, and pushback – can lead to irreparable injuries and even death if not taken into account while the chainsaw is being used. Powerful vibrations, flying debris, and hazards specific to industries where chainsaws are frequently used must be considered with equal concern. This Chainsaw Safety course focuses on identifying possible chainsaw hazards and assessing risks prior and during use. Employees are taught how to choose the correct personal protective equipment for chainsaw operations, as well as how to respond immediately in case of an accident.

Who Needs Chainsaw Safety Training?

All workers who operate a chainsaw as part of their routine duties should undergo Chainsaw Safety training. The course is geared towards businesses looking to comply with the latest safety regulations at an affordable cost, but can also be acquired individually by existing or potential employees. Certain industries are more likely to demand the use of a chainsaw. These include:

  • Logging & Forestry,
  • Construction,
  • Automotive & Manufacturing,
  • Mining.

Who Is Responsible for Chainsaw Safety Training?

Canadian businesses are under legal obligation to ensure that all of their employees are working in a safe environment. As such, it is the employer’s responsibility to implement Chainsaw Safety training for all workers who may be required to use this power tool in order to complete different tasks. However, it is the employee who must undergo the safety course, acquire the necessary information, and finally pass an evaluation. What’s more, potential employees who are being considered for a new job can also complete this course individually in order to improve their CVs.

What Do You Need to Learn?

To complete this safety course, you must understand the anatomy of a chainsaw and the common hazards associated with the use of this power tool. In addition, you must demonstrate your familiarity with PPE requirements specific for chainsaw use, as well as be able to describe safe operation techniques and commonly used protection measures.

How Long Is the Certificate Valid?

Workers who frequently use chainsaws – especially in the logging and forestry industries – should take this course every 3 years. Accidents involving this power tool can lead to debilitating or event deadly injuries, which is why employees should stay in touch with the latest safety procedures.

What Other Courses Should I Take?

Chainsaw Safety is often paired with Personal Protective Equipment, Fall Arrest, and Lone Worker. To view a complete list of safety courses best suited for your specific line of work, please visit our consultation page and select your job. The suggested bundle will include programs designed to offer comprehensive safety training for hazards commonly associated with your work environment.

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How Chainsaw Safety Online Training Benefits You

Cheapest and most convenient

In today’s fast-paced society, Chainsaw Safety online courses have become the cheapest and most convenient solution to get your safety training done.

Save Time and Money

With Chainsaw Safety online training, you no longer need to schedule appointments, commute to a training facility, and spend hundreds to thousands of dollars on courses and materials, all because an offline training facility can’t keep up with modern solutions due to human resources.

Pause, Resume or Retake Exams

It is also significantly more convenient to opt for the Chainsaw Safety online training because it gives the attendant the option to start the training at any given time and gain full control of the content. Chainsaw Safety online courses give you the option to pause, resume, and even retake parts of the training that you did not fully master on your first try.

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All our courses are done online.

Some courses will also require a hands-on practice and evaluation component, in order to be compliant with your provincial worker compensation board. In this case, inside our courses (usually in the resource section), you will find the appropriate operator evaluation checklist so that your employer or supervisor can provide you with a workplace-specific evaluation, as recommended by the CSA standards.

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